Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 9/21/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-256) Colorado (+190)
Antonio Senzatela and the Colorado Rockies (70-79, 4th in NL West) play the Los Angeles Dodgers (96-54, 2nd in NL West) at Coors Field on Tuesday. The Rockies open this matchup at +190 while the Dodgers are coming in at -256. The O/U opens at 10.5. The starting pitchers will be Julio Urias and Antonio Senzatela.
Los Angeles is slugging .422 and have been rung up 1,322 times, while being walked on 571 occasions. They have compiled 727 RBI's in addition to 1,220 hits on the year, while their batting average comes in at .242. The Dodgers have accrued 231 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 210 balls out of the stadium. They have earned 757 runs while holding a team OBP of .329. As a unit, the Los Angeles Dodgers are scoring 5.1 runs per game, which has them at 5th in the league.
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The Dodgers have a team earned run average of 2.94 this season (1st in baseball), and their staff has rung up 1,486 batters. They have walked 452 batters and their FIP is 3.53 as a team on the campaign. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.29 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.09. Dodgers pitchers have yielded 149 home runs and 508 runs (1st in baseball).
Dodgers pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 151 times in addition to having 186 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen are sitting with 103 holds so far this season (3rd in the league). The Dodgers bullpen have a save percentage of 64.0% and stepped onto the hill in 180 save situations. They have tallied 48 saves on the season and have not converted 27 of their 75 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 210 base runners on the year and 21.9% of those players earned a run for their team. The Dodgers have dispatched 548 relief pitchers to the hill on the season.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are sitting with 4,032 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,205 assists and 81 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .985 which is 15th in the majors, and they have twisted 947 double plays. The Dodgers have turned 72.6% of baseballs in play into outs out of 12,096 innings, which has them sitting 1st in professional baseball.
Urias (30-10 career win-loss mark) holds a FIP of 3.38 and he has gone up against 1,677 opposing batters in the majors. He has allowed 347 base knocks (7.7 hits per nine innings) with 125 free passes. His earned run average is 3.12 (141 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.159. Urias has taken the ball for 407 innings and has accounted for 412 K's during his pro baseball career.
The Rockies have a team slugging percentage of .415 and they are earning 4.58 runs per game (13th in the league). They have recorded 250 doubles, while getting a free base 456 times and putting up 682 runs. Colorado has recorded 172 home runs on the season as well as 652 RBIs. They have been rung up on 1,241 occasions (22nd in MLB) and have a total of 1,221 base hits. The Colorado Rockies are sitting with an OBP of .315 as well as a team batting average of .247 on the season.
The Colorado pitching staff have given up 725 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 4.75 (680 earned runs relinquished). They have conceded 183 home runs and they allow 5.07 runs per 9 innings (22nd in MLB). The Rockies hold a team WHIP of 1.378 and have a FIP of 4.47 as a staff so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.36 (1,182 strikeouts vs 501 free passes). They are currently ranked 24th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,274.
Colorado relievers have an inherited score percentage of 40.2% out of 189 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 151 times in high leverage situations and also on 119 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 124 save situations, the Rockies have recorded 66 holds and also 27 blown saves. They rank 26th in MLB with a save rate of 53.4%, and they have sent 489 relievers to the mound over the course of the season. Colorado has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 58 save chances and they have earned 31 saves.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 128 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (5th in professional baseball). The Rockies have accrued 1,400 assists, 70 errors and have amassed 3,865 putouts for the year. In their 11,595 innings on the field, the Rockies have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 68.8% (24th in pro baseball).
In his MLB career, Senzatela has allowed 611 base knocks while totaling 388 punch outs in 567 frames. Senzatela (36-34 career win-loss mark) holds a 4.76 earned run average while giving up 9.7 hits per nine innings. He has conceded a total of 300 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.397 and a FIP of 4.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.14 and he has gone up against 2,448 batters in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-256)
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